Frequently Asked Questions
What is a High-Performance High Cycle Spring?
Manufacturers of Garage Doors usually supply springs with a rate of 10,000 cycles. A garage door spring’s lifespan is directly proportional to the number of times the door has been used, i.e., closed and opened. Basically, high cycle springs are re-engineered spring bases on top of the existing spring measurements.
How often does a garage door need servicing?
Anything in good shape needs regular servicing for the continuity of its service. Even if your garage door seems to be working fine, an inspection is always recommended. At TMC Garage Doors, we provide a detailed inspection of your garage doors. Get in touch with us today!
What is meant by a Garage Door Tune-Up?
The process of a garage tune-up includes inspecting and modifying the garage door to increase its lifespan. The garage door technicians follow the below-mentioned steps for the tune-up process:
- Inspecting the springs
- Checking the cables
- Investigating the garage door opener
- Checking and lubricating the parts that need the same
- Replacement of the parts that need to be replaced
A regular garage door tune-up ensures that you don’t incur any unnecessary future expenses.
How long is the lifespan of a Garage Door Opener?
A garage door opener lasts for about 10 to 15 years. Proper maintenance and regular servicing can make the garage door opener pass the 15-year mark too. The common problems could be a lack of proper balancing, worn-out hinges, and broken springs.